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11.22.10 Bassettbaby Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Bassett Furniture Industries, Inc. announced a voluntary recall of about 90,000 drop-side cribs with external plastic hardware.

The firm and CPSC are aware of 18 reported incidents in which drop-sides malfunctioned or detached from the crib. No injuries were reported. In one of the incidents a child became entrapped between the mattress and the drop-side. In three of the incidents children fell out of the cribs. The firm also has received 154 reports of drop-side hardware breaking during shipment, assembly or use.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drop-side cribs and contact Bassettbaby for a free kit that will immobilize the drop side. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on the child's age.

The drop-side cribs were sold at children's product stores, and other retailers nationwide and on-line from January 2000 through August 2010 for between about $200 and $500.

For additional information, contact Bassettbaby at (800) 308-7485 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at bassettbaby.com.
 

11.4.10 Infant Car Seats Recalled by Britax Due to Laceration and Choking Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Britax Child Safety Inc announced a voluntary recall of about 23,000 Chaperone Infant car seats. The harness chest clip can break and pose a laceration hazard. Due to its small size it also poses a choking hazard.

The firm has received four reports of the chest clip breaking. Injuries from three reports included minor lacerations and scratches to arms and a finger; and one report involved an infant placing the clip in his mouth.

The car seat was sold at mass and independent retailers nationwide and on the Britax website from June 2009 to October 2010 for about $230.

Consumers should immediately contact Britax for a free repair kit, which includes a replacement chest clip. Registered owners have been directly contacted by Britax. This product was also recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Recall Notice.

For additional information, contact Britax at (888) 427-4829 anytime, or visit the firm's website at britax.com.

10.23.10 Standard Homeopathic Company Voluntarily Recalls Hyland’s Teething Tablets to Address Manufacturing Process

Standard Homeopathic Company, in consultation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling its Hyland's Teething Tablets. The company is initiating this recall in an abundance of caution due to an FDA investigation of its manufacturing facility.

For these instructions or information regarding how to return or dispose of the product, consumers should log on to hylandsteething.com/recall or call 1-877-496-5044.

Consumers who have medical concerns or questions should contact their healthcare provider. Any adverse reactions may also be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Program at fda.gov/medwatch.

10.20.10 Graco Recalls Quattro™ and MetroLite™ Strollers Due to Risk of Entrapment and Strangulation

 

 

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Graco Children’s Products Inc. announced a voluntary recall of about 2 million Graco strollers due to risk of entrapment and strangulation.

Entrapment and strangulation can occur, especially to infants younger than 12 months of age, when a child is not harnessed. An infant can pass through the opening between the stroller tray and seat bottom, but his/her head and neck can become entrapped by the tray. Infants who become entrapped at the neck are at risk of strangulation.

The strollers were sold at AAFES, Babies R Us, Burlington Coat Factory, Fred Meyer, Kmart, Meijers, Navy Exchange, Sears, Target, Walmart and other stores nationwide between November 2000 and December 2007 for between $90 and $190 for the strollers, and between $190 and $250 for travel systems.

This recall involves Graco Quattro Tour™ strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to November 2006 and MetroLite™ strollers and travel systems manufactured prior to July 2007. The strollers and travel systems were distributed between November 2000 and December 2007. Click here to view model numbers included in the recall on the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission's website.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled strollers and contact Graco for a free repair kit. To order a repair kit, contact Graco toll-free at (877) 828-4046 anytime, or visit the firm’s website at gracobaby.com. Consumers can continue use of the stroller as a “travel system.” When the stroller is used with the infant car seat, the entrapment and strangulation hazards posed by the space gap are not present.

10.22.10 Angel Line Recalls to Repair Longwood Forest Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Angel Line, announced a voluntary recall of about 3,400 due to entrapment, suffocation and fall hazards.

The crib’s drop-side rail hardware can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop-side rail to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents also can occur due to age-related wear and tear.
 

The cribs were sold on the Web at Ababy.com, Babyage.com and other Web retailers from December 2004 through January 2009 for about $140.  For additional information, contact Angel Line at (800) 889-8158 anytime, visit the firm’s website at visit angelline.com or email the firm at parts@angelline.com.
 

10.22.10 Ethan Allen Recalls to Repair Drop-Side Cribs Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Ethan Allen announced a voluntary recall of about 3,250 Ethan Allen brand drop-side cribs. Ethan Allen has received five reports of incidents involving the crib’s drop-side detaching, resulting in bumps and bruises to three children.

The crib’s drop-side rail hardware can malfunction, detach or otherwise fail, causing part of the drop side rail to detach from the crib. When the drop-side rail partially detaches, it creates a space between the drop side and the crib mattress. An infant or toddler’s body can become entrapped in the space, which can lead to strangulation and/or suffocation. A child can also fall out of the crib. Drop-side incidents can also occur due to incorrect assembly and with age-related wear and tear.

The cribs were sold at Ethan Allen stores from January 2002 through December 2008 for between $550 and $900. Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled drop-side cribs and contact any Ethan Allen store to receive a free repair kit that will immobilize the drop-side rail.

For additional information, contact Ethan Allen toll-free at (888) 339-9398 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, contact the local Ethan Allen store or visit the firm’s website at ethanallen.com.
 

10.07.10 “Alexander Designs” Brand Drop-Side Cribs Sold Exclusively at JCPenney Recalled for Repair Due to Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Jardine Enterprises Ltd. announced a voluntary recall of about 11,400 drop-side cribs sold exclusively at JCPenny.

"The drop-side rail hardware on the cribs can break or fail, allowing the drop side to detach from the crib. When the drop side detaches, a hazardous gap is created between the drop-side rail and the crib mattress in which infants and toddlers can become wedged or entrapped, posing risks of suffocation and strangulation. In addition, children can fall out of the crib when the drop-side rail falls unexpectedly or detaches from the crib"

The cribs were sold through JCPenney printed catalogs and online at JCPenney.com from March 2003 through April 2007 for about $200.

Consumers should immediately stop using the cribs and obtain a free repair kit that will immobilize the drop-side rail. In the meantime, parents are urged to find an alternate, safe sleeping environment for the child, such as a bassinet, play yard or toddler bed depending on the child’s age.

For additional information, contact Jardine at (800) 295-1980 at http://www.jdservice.biz/jcp-safety-notice

10.06.10 Tike Tech Recalls Jogging Strollers Due to Strangulation Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with Tike Tech Ltd. announced a voluntary recall of about 800 Tike Tech Single City X3 and X3 Sport Jogging Strollers. "The opening between the grab bar and seat bottom of the stroller can allow an infant’s body to pass through and become entrapped at the neck by the grab bar, posing a strangulation hazard to young children when a child is not harnessed."

The strollers were sold at juvenile product stores nationwide and websites including www.amazon.com from October 2009 through February 2010 for about $300.

Consumers should immediately remove the grab bar from the stroller and contact Tike Tech to receive a free replacement grab bar. For additional information, contact Tike Tech at (800) 296-4602 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or email the firm at recall@tiketech.com or visit firm’s website at www.tiketech.com.

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